The "V and V Coffee Shop" in New York's Little Italy is more than a place to grab a quick cup of espresso; it's a place to pass the time with the proprietor, who is lonely since his wife left. In addition, he is facing heart surgery and his building is being sold so he is about to lose his lease.
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